Join Our Team! Paid Public Relations and Marketing Internship – Winter/Spring 2020
J. Walcher Communications is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a paid public relations and marketing intern for a 3-month contract (minimum 15 hours per week).
We’re a boutique agency specializing in local, regional and national public relations, and strategic communication campaigns. Working in a wide range of industries including nonprofits and associations, hospitality, real estate, professional services, health and fitness, sports/entertainment, consumer products and more, we help our clients build their businesses with smart and effective campaigns that set them apart from the competition.
Scope of Work
J. Walcher Communications interns will be involved in all aspects of the agency including media relations and research, writing, social media, event coordination, and client and product research for a variety of businesses. Interns will gain a practical understanding of the public relations industry as well as how to develop the tools necessary to compete and excel in this exciting and ever-changing field.
Specific responsibilities include research, writing press materials, developing social media content, database management, maintaining media lists and client clip files, proofreading, preparing presentation materials, as well as administrative support which includes word processing, filing, copying and mail distribution.
- Prefer a recent graduate or college junior or senior majoring in journalism, public relations, communications or related discipline
- Previous internship or agency experience required
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and internet experience necessary. Adobe Photoshop and Cision media database knowledge a plus.
*Paid – Minimum Wage
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.